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yesterday at 22:58. Facebook
Are you a fan of the duo Simon & Garfunkel? In a recent article for our sister publication, Goldmine: The Collectors Record And Compact Disc Marketplace, Frank Daniels explores the idea that these two were pioneers of folk rock. Check it out: [ Link ]

Did Simon & Garfunkel invent "Folk Rock"? - Goldmine Magazine
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yesterday at 18:23. Facebook
The shopkeeper of our online store is offering a clearance price on the elder statesman of antiques and collectibles references. Check it out: [ Link ]
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yesterday at 11:47. Facebook
Happy Sunday ~ This antique fire pumper toy is one of the featured lots in Cordier Auctions & Appraisals' Winter Antique and Fine Art Auction, Feb. 11. The toy carries an estimate of $3,000-$5,000 into the auction. .
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01/21/2017 at 22:56. Facebook
Coin Collecting Folks: This stunning Liberty Head $100 gold coin will be issued this April, in recognition of th 225th anniversary of the U.S. Mint. Learn more from our sister publishing group Krause Publications Numismatics....
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01/21/2017 at 19:30. Facebook
Auction Action: This oil on canvas by George Forster, circa 1886, is one of 200+ lots featured in Arader Galleries' Winter 2017 Auction.

The #painting carries an estimate of $20,000 to $30,000 into the auction, which is scheduled for Jan. 28. View more lots in this auction at Bidsquare: [ Link ]
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01/21/2017 at 19:17. Facebook
Happy Saturday Facebook friends ~

In her latest column for the Post-Bulletin in Rochester, Minn., Sandy Erdman explores the topic of names. Specifically names of antiques and collectibles businesses.

See what Antique Trader and WorthPoint columnist Wayne Jordan has to say on the matter, as well as a group of Minn. shop owners: [ Link ]

Antiques & Collectibles: What's in a name? Sometimes plenty
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01/21/2017 at 12:38. Facebook
Happy Saturday ~
Did You Know: It was 60 years ago today (Jan. 28) that the world would be introduced to Patsy Cline, courtesy of Arthur Godfrey. In her appearance on Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts, Ms. Cline performed "Walkin' After Midnight."

Enjoy a later performance: [ Link ]

Live: Patsy Cline - Walkin' After Midnight

Walkin' After Midnight written by Alan Block and Donn Hecht performed live by Patsy Cline with Owen Bradley (piano), Grady Martin and Hank Garland (guitars),...

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01/20/2017 at 20:51. Facebook
Do you have many youthful memories associated with enjoying films in your local movie theater? Many of us do, and as much as the films themselves bring back sweet memories, so to do the theaters in which they were shown.

I remember seeing “Saturday Night Fever” in the late 1970s, at the Orpheum Madison, in Madison, Wis. I was staying with my 20-something sister for the weekend, and although...
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15 Eerily Beautiful Photos of Abandoned Movie Theaters
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01/20/2017 at 19:14. Facebook
Eye on Events: In the midst of the 43rd Winter Antiques Show, presented by the Wisconsin Antiques Dealers Association (WADA) Feb. 3-4, the special exhibition 'Valentines & Easters Past' will be displayed. View examples of the exhibit items below, and visit to learn more: [ Link ]
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01/20/2017 at 17:09. Facebook
Happy Friday Facebook friends ~

I felt a bit like the Evil Queen of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs fame today, as I was perusing the photos of items coming to auction in February, through Hal Hunt Auctions.

There are many beautiful and bold examples of antique #mirrors and furniture with mirrors among the lots. They are part of the American Antique Museum Auction #15, which will be...
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01/20/2017 at 02:52. Facebook
This evenings virtual antiquing excursion features a stop to the FB page of 250 Antique Mall.

Check out a few of the many exciting items came across on the FB page of this Dennison, Ohio destination.
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01/19/2017 at 22:43. Facebook
Auction Action: Pictured here are two of the 130 lots in Hess Fine Art’s upcoming #Military Collectibles Auction, scheduled for Jan. 25. From left, is a group of medals and badges including a 1904 25th Encampment badge and a Shaw captured cannon medal from 1900, with an estimate of $100 to $300. In addition, a lot of three American Red Cross pendant pins from WWI and WWII, enamel and sterling...
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01/19/2017 at 20:38. Facebook
If you'd like to incorporate #antiques into your decor, but don't quite know how, you may find inspiration in this quick list from Harper's Bazaar.

If you have your own suggestions, we'd love to hear them here at Antique Trader. ~ Karen

#TheList: 10 Chic Ways to Incorporate Antiques Into Any Décor
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01/19/2017 at 17:25. Facebook
Happy Thursday Facebook friends ~
Do you remember spending time engrossed in the classic Little Golden Books? If so, you are in good company.

Inquiring minds want to know: What is your favorite Little Golden Book?

This year is the 75th anniversary of publication of the first 12 Little Golden Books. Although the official anniversary isn't until September, we like LGB so much we figured we'd...
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01/18/2017 at 18:28. Facebook
Happy Wednesday ~

Inquiring minds want to know: What is one thing that made you smile recently?
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01/17/2017 at 22:12. Facebook
We like this photo for a number of reasons. One, because this beauty was originally manufactured in 1924. Two, you can't beat sunlight glistening off a hood. And three, the setting boasts lush green trees and a beautiful blue sky.

Thanks to our awesome co-workers at Old Cars Weekly for posting this great photo for us to share.
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01/17/2017 at 18:49. Facebook
Happy Tuesday ~
We hope wherever you are you are safe and sound, and your day is positive and productive.

Pictured here are a couple of items from among the 948 lots featured in Case Antiques’ Inc. Winter Fine Art and Antiques Auction, slated for Jan. 21.

Left to right: a beautiful Kentucky Federal tambour-door sideboard, made of cherry and walnut or cherry with maple and applewood inlay,...
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01/16/2017 at 22:15. Facebook
In his latest Behind the Gavel column, Wayne Jordan discusses the importance of understanding and practicing the art of negotiating versus haggling. [ Link ]

Negotiate – don’t haggle – to improve margins - Antique Trader
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01/16/2017 at 21:13. Facebook
We hope all of you are having an enjoyable Monday. In honor and recognition of Dr Martin Luther King, a selection of five historic photos representing Dr. King's life and impact is on display at the Greene Family Learning Gallery of High Museum of Art, Atlanta, reports ARTFIXdaily. [ Link ]

'Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.' Exhibits His Life in Photographs
Tonight's virtual antiquing excursion afforded me the opportunity to enjoy many wonderful photos of fascinating items, offered by dealers at the Antique World Mall in Boise, Idaho.

See for yourself...